Sulphur Springs News-Telegram (Sulphur Springs, Tex.), Vol. 111, No. 72, Ed. 1 Sunday, March 26, 1989 Page: 6 of 34
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A-6—THE NEWS-TELEGRAM, Sulphur Springs, Taxis, Sunday, March 26,1969.
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By KILEY ARMSTRONG
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NEW YORK (AP) — ABC s
"The Women of Brewster Place”
starring Oprah Winfrey outbattlcd
"Return of the Jedi” and “The
Wizard of Oz,” but NBC extended
its hold on No. 1 to 39 weeks, one
week short of the record.
“We’ve waited a long time for
this week," Gerry Jaffa, NBC vice
president for research protects, said
Tuesday as the network moved
ahead of its longest run at the top of
the A.C. Nielsen Co. ratings. CBS
set the record of 40-consccutive
weeks 26ycars ago.
NBC’s victory came even though
ABC’s "Roseanne” finished at the
top of the Nielsens, ahead of
NBC’s popular "The Cosby
Show.”- The shows finished in the
same order, one-two, the previous
NBC won the week that ended
Sunday with an average prime-time
rating of 15.4. ABC had 13.1 and
CBS 12.7. NBC leads in the sea-
son-to-date averages with a 16.1, to
ABC’s 12.9 and CBS’116.
The first installment of the mini-
series "Brewster Place” finished
third. It was broadcast Sunday, op-
posite “The Wizard of Oz” on CBS
and the first network showing of
“Jedi.” “The Wizard" finished in
1.4th place and “Jedi,” which was
shown on NBC. finished 31st.
"Roseanne," the sitcom starring
Roseanne Barr, got a 38 share to
Bill Cosby's 39, but had a rating of
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point represents 904,000
households with televisions. The
share is a percentage of sets in use.
After ’'Brewster Place," here is
the rest of the top 10: "Different
World," NBC; ’rCheers.’’ NBC;
“60 Minutes,” CBS; "Wonder
Years,” ABC, "Golden Girls,”
NBC; "Who’s the Boss,” ABC.
The 10th spot was shared by NBC’s
"Unsolved Mysteries,” which shot
up from 22nd place, and “Anything
But Love,” the ABC sitcom star-
ring Jamie Lee Curtis that debuted
at No. 7 the previous week.
In news ratings, CBS and ABC
each finished with 10.4; NBC had a
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Here are the prime-time televi-
sion ratings as compiled by the
A.C. Nielsen Co. for the week of
March 13-19. Top 10 listings in-
clude the week’s ranking, with full
season-to-date ranking in paren-
theses, rating for the week, and
An “X” in parentheses denotes
one-time-only presentation. A
rating measures the percentage of
the nation's 90.4 million TV
1. (2) “Roseanne,” ABC, 26.1
rating, 23.5 million homes.
2. (1) “The Cosby Show,” NBC,
24.2,21.8 million homes.
3. (43) "The Women of Brewster
Place, Part 1," -j “ABC Sunday
On the life side
JACKSON, Mich. (AP) — A retired librarian who thinks it's never
too late to turn the page on an embarrassing event in his family’s past
has returned three library books nearly 75 years after his mother
checked them out
Edward MacGonomy Jr., of Virginia, said he wanted to clear the
family name by returning the books to the Jackson Public Library.
The books now have cracking bindings and fragile pages. Library
Director David L. Leamon said they are the longest overdue hooks
he's ever seen returned. Library officials decided hot to fine Mac-
"It’s nice to know that guilt is still alive and well. Imagine, still in-
terested in clearing the family name after all these years,” Leamon
said. “He could have just tossed those books into the trash, but in-
stead, he took die time to add a little humor to our day.”
MacConony, 72, worked at the Library of Congress in Washington,
DJC.. from 1963 until his retirement m. 1985^ ^Uyps in Alexandria, ,
In a letter to the Jackson* District Library kued Feb. 21, heaaid his
mother, Frances, must have inadvertently tal$n the three books when
she moved from Jackson to Detroit in 1914 after she married.
"When she died in 1974, the contents of her library were just sort
of boxed up and put to one side," MacConomy said of his mother.
“It doesn’t seem very logical, but I never got to the material to do
anything with it or about it until just a few weeks ago.
I thought well, they don’t belong to her and they don't belong to
hie — 1 belter send them back.”
The books were Sir Walter Scon's “Quentin Durward,” Kale
Douglas Wiggin’s “The Birds’ Xmas Carol” and Louisa May Alcot-
fs "Jo’s Boys.”
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Night Movie.” 23.5, 21.2 million
4. (3) “Different World,” NBC,
22.7,20.5 million homes.
5. (4) “Cheers,”, NBC, 22.5,
20.3 million homes.
6. (5) “60 Minutes,” CBS. 22.3,
20.1 million homes.
7. (29) “Wonder Years,” ABC,
20.4,18.4 million homes.
8. (6) “Golden Girls,” NBC,
220.127.116.11 million homes.
9. (8) "Who’s the Boss,” ABC.
20.2,18.2 million homes.
10. (15) “Unsolved Mysteries,”
NBC, 19.5,17.6 million homes.
10. (7) "Anything But Love,”
ABC, 19.5,17.6 million homes.
Pastures need to be fertilized as
soon as possible for rapid recovery
and good quality forage. Pasture
fertilization will help provide addi-
tional grass for harvesting hay. Spring
* rains generally provide for more than
half of the total seasonal growth
during the first two months. If rain-
fall is adequate this spring, excess
forage can be harvested as a hay crop.
Pasture fertilization is most effi-
cient and effective when based an a
soil test, and producers still ha ve time
to get soil tested before fertilizer is
needed. Although nitrogen is needed
in large amounts, nutrients such as
phosphorus, potassium, sulfur and
magnesium may be needed to expe-
dite regrowth and develop a good
root system before summer dry
weather rets in.
Most permanent pastures can use
greater amounts of fertilizer than have
been applied in recent years. Fertili-
zation is important for pasture growth,
drought tolerance and quality and
should be combined with other man-
agement practices such as weed
control and efficient use in a total
forage production program.
About the middle of April is a
good time to begin fertilizing hay
meadows. By then, night tempera-
tures should be above 60 dei
3 degrees and
bermudagrasses should i
to grow. If preemerge herbicides
were not applied earlier and broad-
leaf weeds are infesting the hay
meadow or pasture, a post-emerge
herbicide should be applied before
fertilization. This will prevent grow-
ing weeds from using the nutrients
before the bermudagrass gets grow-
ing good. If weeds are not controlled,
they will consume most of the fertil-
izer. Weeds make poor quality for-
age and take up space, water and
nutrients that are needed by the higher
Once fertilizer to be applied has
been determined, shop around for the
best prices. However, price is not the
only factor to consider. The honesty
and reliability of the dealer are very
important. A good job of spreading
the fertilizer is very important for
uniform production over the entire
meadow or pasture.
check Soil temperature
Soil temperatures have been
shown to have an important effect on
how well seeds germinate.
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Keys, Clarke. Sulphur Springs News-Telegram (Sulphur Springs, Tex.), Vol. 111, No. 72, Ed. 1 Sunday, March 26, 1989, newspaper, March 26, 1989; Sulphur Springs, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth816576/m1/6/: accessed December 13, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hopkins County Genealogical Society.